Description

Founded in 1882, Hastings College of Nebraska is a four-year liberal arts university with a Christian emphasis. Hastings believes in providing its students with the education they need to fulfill a life rich with growth, respect, and service.

Students can chose from over 60 majors for completion of their bachelor’s degree, including focuses like Wildlife Biology, Criminal Justice and Spanish.

For admissions, students should be prepared to submit their high school transcript or GED and ACT/SAT scores along with the completed application. Acceptance into Hastings is generally based on a 20 or higher score on the SAT and ranking in the top half of one’s graduating class.

For assistance with tuition, the college suggests students begin by submitting a FAFSA to determine their eligibility. The school also offers several scholarships and grants based on various factors such as academic merit. These can be applied for on an individual basis.

Student life provides over 100 organizations to participate in, including Greek, religious and athletic options. The school also hosts a number of traditions such as the ever-popular May Fete or the Boar’s Head Dinner. Remaining Presbyterian at its core, religious ceremony is also an important part of student life, and students are able to practice a Christian faith in a variety of ways throughout their college career.

Quick Facts about Hastings College

Region

Midwest

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Private

Affiliation

Presbyterian Church (USA)

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Broncos

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Selective

In-State Tuition

$21,782

Out-of-State Tuition

$21,782

Retention Rate

74%

Enrollment

1,156

Year Established

1882

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
1,105
Freshman Class
322
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
1,156

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
96%
Graduate
4%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
100%
Part-Time
0%

Gender of Students

Women
47%
Men
53%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
2%
Asian
1%
Caucasian
90%
Latino
3%
Other
4%

International Students

International
1%
Domestic
99%

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